[Act Beyond Borders - Sony CSL]

A word from Hiroaki Kitano,
President and Chief Executive Officer

[Open Systems Science]

A word from Mario Tokoro,
Founder & Executive Advisor


April 1, 2015 Sony Global Education, Inc.

A new company, Sony Global Education, Inc. (SGED) was established as of April 1, 2015.  The operation of application services including "Global Math Challenge" will be taken over by SGED from Sony CSL.

March 1, 2015 GMC - Global Math Challenge on 3/22

Sony CSL will host an online math competition - "Global Math Challenge (GMC)"on March 22, 2015 in the United States. Previously offered in Japan, the GMC takes a new, connected approach to math contests. 

[Overview of Global Math Challenge]

Event day:  March 22, 2015
Entry age: 13+
Price: Trial Plan - Free
         Includes:  Entry and answers to the contest
Standard Plan - $20
                 Includes: Entry, answers, detailed test statistics,
                 step-by-step explanations and a global math ranking.

Visit for more information or to register.
February 17, 2015 [Report]"The 2nd International Symposium on Open Energy Systems"

Report on"The 2nd International Symposium on Open Energy Systems" held on 2-3 February, 2015 at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology's (OIST) is now available at OIST webpage. The symposium was jointy organized by OIST and Sony CSL. Please find the report here.



January 22, 2015 "Dividual Plays" : RAM Video Presentation at YCAM

CSL researcher Alexis Andre has been taking part of a  project called "Reactor for Awareness in Motion (RAM)" initiated by YCAM (Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media). The project explores the possibilities of bodily expression through technology in the form of dance performance.


His idea using RAM will be introduced at the upcoming event "Divisual Plays" to be held on 1/24 - 1/25.


You can find more about the event from here:



January 20, 2015 The 2nd International Symposium on Open Energy Systems

The 2nd International Symposium on Open Energy Systems will be held at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Okinawa, on February 2-3, 2015. The symposium is framed around the "Open Energy Systems (OES)" concept and its applications to various social and geographical situations such as industrialized cities, isolated islands and remote areas with unstable electricity. It is our aim to bring together technical experts, government officials and business leaders that are potentially interested in co-developing and deploying such systems. Sony CSL is co-chairing the event.


You can find details of the symposium at:


Pre-registration is requested.



more New Topics


November 20, 2012
Added researcher Yuji Yamamoto to the "Members and Interests" page.
November 14, 2012
Added researcher Ken Endo to the "Members and Interests" page.
January 19, 2011

A new page to introduce the Video Lectures by CSL researchers has been added.